I take great pride in decorating my Christmas table during the holiday season. I want my kitchen and dining room table to speak for my style and show grace and beauty. Here are some of my favorite DIY Christmas table setting ideas to help set the tone for your holiday dinner!
Some Supplies You Need for Your DIY Christmas Table Decor
- Hot Glue Gun
- Spray adhesive
- Napkin Rings
- Plain garland
- White table cloth
- Fake evergreen branches and/or brush
1. Farmhouse Dining Room Table
The farmhouse style is still going strong in many households across the country. These Christmas table decorations are beautiful because they combine simplicity with nature. This festive look is easily achieved by using small trees, taper candles, a taupe table runner, and other natural elements. This kitchen has a lot of white, which helps with this aesthetic. However, if your kitchen is full of darker colors, consider incorporating more whites and greens rather than plaid and browns.
2. Traditional Colors Holiday Table
If your personality is more of a classic soul, stick with Christmas’s beautiful and timeless colors. It features classic reds and greens with traditional place settings. I love these decorating ideas because red taper candles and small boxwood trees are incorporated for the greenery. There is no table runner for this decor but a beautiful multi-colored plaid cloth.
3. Mason Jar Christmas Centerpiece
Mason jars are incredibly versatile decorating tools. You can use these centerpieces to decorate a Christmas table and canning pickles and even make hanging lights! It is the perfect solution to making your holiday table personal. I love this particular image because this person has used very basic elements such as cranberries, fir branches, candles, and fake snow to give a beautiful and glowing decor for her Christmas dinner.
4. Pine Cones Holiday Table Decorating
Many people overlook how great pinecones can look in their Christmas centerpieces. If you are trying to figure out different elements to add to your Christmas table, don’t forget the pinecones! These little pieces add an element of nature to your centerpieces; they make fantastic Christmas ornaments and can be found outside (free is good)!
5. Natural Centerpiece from Evergreen Branches
If you’re looking for more of a rustic and natural centerpiece, this idea is wonderful. All you need are oranges with cloves, gold taper candles and holders, and evergreen branches. This DIY garland of green looks like it was put together by Country Living staff! Complete this look with gold or white place settings to show off a beautiful holiday table.
6. White Christmas Table
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones ole’ Bing Crosby used to sing about? This beautiful Christmas table setting is easily achieved with a few essential elements: a white pillar candle (or many), snow-flocked Christmas tree branches, clear glass votives, and a white runner. I particularly love this white knitted runner because it adds to the element of old times and simplicity.
7. Dollar Store Christmas Table Decor
I love fresh Christmas table decoration ideas. I love them even more when I do not have to spend a fortune. This idea comes straight from Craftsy Hack! This website has tons of excellent dollar store centerpiece ideas for any time of year. How creative is this idea?! Using inexpensive milk glasses, painting them white, and then filling them with faux spruce branches, you can achieve this same look for your Christmas table setting.
8. Icy Blue
This DIY Christmas table reminds me a bit of a mix of Cinderella and Frozen! However, the beautiful icy blues and silver bring a 1960’s vibe to your Christmas table decorations. I would make this look a little more personal and maybe add a bit of festive cheer by adding some silver or white flocked bottle brush trees to the table setting.
9. White Buffalo Styling
Among the many favorite Christmas table decorations, the buffalo plaid has become a huge hit in many homes and a top choice for Christmas decorations. I just hung up my buffalo plaid curtains for the season! This is almost a mix of farmhouse meets white Christmas, with less influence of natural elements and more of the buffalo plaid pattern in almost all aspects. This Christmas table is adorned with bottle brush trees, little white wild animal figures, a buffalo plaid table runner, mini wine glass candle votives, and plaid matching fabric napkins.
10. Jingle Bells-Themed Christmas Table
Have you heard the bells on Christmas day? I would have never thought to add those extra large Christmas tree decorations to my dinner table decorations during the holiday season. With some hot glue, faux fir branches, and bells and bell ornaments on the table, you can make yourself a unique Christmas centerpiece. You will certainly get tons of compliments when hosting Christmas dinner this year!
11. DIY Napkin Rings
If you do all the work to make your dining room table look beautiful, you might as well go out and make your own beautiful napkin rings. The main components here are using nothing more than pipe cleaners and wooden beads; this lady individualized each napkin ring with earthy items such as boxwood and spruce clippings.
12. Traditional Christmas Table Setting
Eucalyptus was never even considered part of the holiday decor for the longest time. Adding eucalyptus leaves to your Christmas dining table is a beautiful addition to just about any table decoration idea year-round. However, I especially love the table in the picture as it is adorned with eucalyptus leaves, red pillar candles, taper candles, and gold candle holders. This will certainly make your dining room guest feel the holiday spirit.
13. Navy and Gold
Last but not least is the beautiful gold and navy decorations that have become prevalent in the Christmas color scheme world. These table decorations are beautiful and sophisticated looking when done right. This designer used beautiful gold trees to give height variation, gold pillar candles, green spruce branches, and various colors of blue ornaments. I love the classic Christmas tree in the background that makes all the gold on the table pop.
14. Mini Christmas Trees on Table
These mini tabletop Christmas trees are my absolute favorite. They are modern but classy and bring an extra spark to the table. And the best, once the Christmas dinner is over, you can easily move them to the windows or decorate your shelves.